Seen on the web 2006-01-20

UVa-HSL: Very Ill! – 19th Century Medical Caricature
“While some caricatures were straightforward in their message, others contained yet another layer of meaning. Medical conditions could symbolize failed interpersonal relationships, national political affairs, and everything in between.”
(tags: art illustration medical)

Nikon Small World – Photomicrography Competition
“Small World is regarded as the leading forum for showcasing the beauty and complexity of life as seen through the light microscope. For over 30 years, Nikon has rewarded the world’s best photomicrographers…” (Deadline for Entries: April 28, 2006)
(tags: art images microscope photography photomicrography photos science)